well

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  • By the end of the war, the relationship between the two countries was well established.
  • A well of water then appeared so that it saved their lives.
  • While this opinion has remained popular, other views have been expressed as well.
  • Alexander believed his work could be applied to improve individual health and well being.
  • Many of his films during this early period did not do well, but that was about to change.
  • He was a great favorite of his father and of the people as well.
  • Some wells in this field have continued to produce into the twenty-first century.
  • Four years later he was appointed to the chair of chemistry as well.
  • The park contains a castle, as well as a train that takes visitors through the park.
  • It was only when I started playing well at seven that I went to a professional academy.
  • The state is well connected other states with road, rail.
  • They often were linked to British families in England by marriage as well.
  • His most well-known teaching position was at the Temple School in Boston.
  • This was released in Spanish-speaking countries as well as in Japan and Australia.
  • Could she see the tears of blood that welled up in my eyes? Cited from Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida, by Ouida
  • All was well however, with only minor damage suffered.
  • If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right.
  • Wells was likely chosen as the seat because it was the center of the county.
  • This did not go well, and meanwhile he spent time teaching mathematics to first year engineering students.
  • Within her was a welling up of feeling, a love for all things living. Cited from The Princess Pocahontas, by Virginia Watson
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Meaning of well

  • noun A deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun A cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  • noun An abundant source
    she was a well of information
  • noun An open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
  • noun An enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
  • verb Come up, as of a liquid
    Tears well in her eyes, the currents well up
  • adjective In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; at least i feel well"
    appears to be entirely well, the wound is nearly well, a well man, I think I'm well
  • adverb (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
    the children behaved well, a task well done, the party went well, he slept well, a well-argued thesis, a well-seasoned dish, a well-planned party, the baby can walk pretty good
  • adverb Thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
    The problem is well understood, she was well informed, shake well before using, in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked, well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers, well-educated
  • adverb Indicating high probability; in all likelihood
    I might well do it, a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster, you may well need your umbrella, he could equally well be trying to deceive us
  • adverb (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
    a book well worth reading, was well aware of the difficulties ahead, suspected only too well what might be going on
  • adverb To a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
    the project was well underway, the fetus has well developed organs, his father was well pleased with his grades
  • adverb Favorably; with approval
    their neighbors spoke well of them, he thought well of the book
  • adverb To a great extent or degree
    I'm afraid the film was well over budget, painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger, the house has fallen considerably in value, the price went up substantially
  • adverb With great or especially intimate knowledge
    we knew them well
  • adverb With prudence or propriety
    You would do well to say nothing more, could not well refuse
  • adverb With skill or in a pleasing manner
    she dances well, he writes well
  • adverb In a manner affording benefit or advantage
    she married well, The children were settled advantageously in Seattle
  • adverb In financial comfort
    They live well, she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died
  • adverb Without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor
    took the joke well, took the tragic news well